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People

Total Population 478
Male Share of the Population 40.2%
Female Share of the Population 59.8%
Senior Citizens 20.3%
Employed Population 16+ 178
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 43.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,250
% Above Poverty Level 80.5%
% Below Poverty Level 19.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.9%
Median Gross Rent $558
Median House Value $58,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.1%
US/American 0%
English 20.5%
Irish 13.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Salem Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles S of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 169 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Henry
Standard Zip Codes 52649
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.852
Longitude -91.62

Salem Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOUNT PLEASANT 1 SSW
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station KEOSAUQUA
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station WASHINGTON
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hillsboro 228 $38,393
Houghton 151 $71,563
Lockridge 272 $45,313

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Crew Public Library
"109 SOUTH MAIN STREET, BOX 117"
Salem, Iowa
(319) 258-9007

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